Shamblin Family History

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Shamblin Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Chamberlin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Shamblen, Chamblin, Shambley, Gamblin, Hamblin, Tamblyn, Sablan

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Shamblin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Shamblin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Shamblin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Shamblin Family Origin

Where is the Shamblin family from?

Shamblin Family Occupations

What did your Shamblin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shamblin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Shamblin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shamblin family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shamblin.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Shamblin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Shamblin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shamblin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 165 immigration records available for the last name Shamblin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Shamblin. For the veterans among your Shamblin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shamblin Life Expectancy

What is the average Shamblin lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Shamblin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Shamblin in 1940 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shamblin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shamblin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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